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About Trust



Konkan Gyanpeeth Trust is a trust that has come into existence about 27 years ago out of the vision of the Late Hon. Prabhakar Narayan Dharkar (Aeronautical Engineering in the United Kingdoms and Ex-Minister of Maharashtra Government) respectfully and lovingly called as Appasaheb by all. It was set up as a public charitable trust registered under the Society Act 1860 and The Bombay Public Trust act 1950 on 30/09/1989 (Registration No. : F-13395 (Mumbai)) by the Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra state, India (Bharat).

"The primary aim of the Trust was to provide Quality Education at an affordable cost to the Socially and Economically disadvantaged people with special reference to women learners in the Interior, Rural region."

Begining with The Konkan Gyanpeeth Karjat College of Arts, Science and Commerce at Karjat and The Konkan Gyanpeeth Uran College of Arts and Commerce at Uran, both being inagurated on the same day (4th June 1989) The Trust added at later dates two more institutions of Higher Education, primarily dedicated to Technological Education catering to Engineering and Pharmacy educational needs and aspirations of learners: The Konkan Gyanpeeth College of Engineering, Karjat(1994) and The Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy and Research Institute, Karjat (2006).

The Trust has been achieving its objectives by providing well laid campuses, Good Infrastructure, Well qualified and competent faculty and above all conducive and learning atmosphere for the students. So that, when they pass out from these institutions, they are prepared as good citizens as well as ready to face for global challenges.

The administrative office of Konkan Gyanpeeth is situated at-Karjat, Konkan Gyanpeeth Shaikshnik Sankul, Vengaon road, Dahivali/Parade, Post-Tiware, Tal-Karjat, Dist-Raigad-410201, M.S., India (Bharat). Our Website


"In keeping with its motto the Trust desires to create institutions of Higher Education where learners would be receiving learning experience that would enlighten their lives which make them realize their aspirations and be able to meet Social, Local as well as Global challenges"


To impart the Total Quality Education at undergraduate level by

  • Providing good Governance and best teaching and learning practices
  • Creating ambiences for research and development activities
  • Maximizing Academic Excellence and placement opportunities for students
  • Interacting with industries for mutual benefit
  • Striving for Economic well being of local community and the region

Present & Working Executive Committee Members-Trustee

Sr. No. Name of the Executive Member/Trustee Designation
1 Smt. Anupama Dharkar Wangdi Chairperson
2 Cap. Sariputta Wangdi Vice Chairman
3 Mr. Pradeepchandra V. Shringarpure Secretary/CEO
4 Mr. Zulkarnein Abbasbhai Dabhiya Treasurer
5 Mr. Viraj Haribabu Vadde Co-secretary
6 Mr. Rajkumar Pandurang Narkhede Member
7 Mr. Taranjeet Singh Member

The Trust Conducts the following institutions of Higher Education

  1. Konkan Gyanpeeth Karjat Arts, Science & Commerce College (Aided) Since 1989
  2. Konkan Gyanpeeth Uran Arts & Commerce College (Aided) Since 1989
  3. Konkan Gyanpeeth College of Engineering, Karjat (Unaided) Since 1994
  4. Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy & Research Institute (Unaided) Since 2006